What to Watch Tonight

Wayward Pines Finale, Explosive Night Shift and More


On TV this Wednesday: Wayward Pines prepares for a prolonged slumber, President Barack Obama speaks at the Democratic National Convention and an earlier Night Shift proves positively combustible. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • PBS, CBS, NBC, ABC and others
    Democratic National Convention

    Night 3 speakers include President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. (CBS, NBC and ABC coverage begins at 10.)

  • Fox
    Wayward Pines

    Season 2 finale: Theo makes a decision that could make or break humanity’s existence as the Abbies descend upon the town. (Get renewal status.)

  • CBS
    American Gothic

    Special time: The Hawthornes begin turning on each other after the family is linked to SBK; Garrett and Christina embark on a dangerous camping trip.

  • AT&T's Audience Network
    Kingdom

    In Season 2’s penultimate episode, Alicia comes to a career-altering choice. Plus, Ryan is reminded of his roommate’s instability. (Psst… hear the good news?)

  • NBC
    The Night Shift

    Special time: TC, Topher and Drew must decide whether to evacuate the hospital after a bomb goes off outside; the nursing staff goes on strike.

  • USA Network
    Suits

    Mike tries not to break any of Danbury’s unwritten rules; Harvey and Jessica attempt to land a whale; Louis looks for an office tenant.

  • FX
    Tyrant

    Barry and Molly have differing reactions to Emma’s murder, as violent protests get underway; Fauzi and Leila begin their political campaigns. (Who received TVLine accolades?)

  • Comedy Central
    Another Period

    Beatrice assists Albert Einstein with a comprehensive equation; Lillian tries to obtain a condom; Peepers locates Blanche’s boyfriend.

  • HBO
    Real Time With Bill Maher

    Guests include National Review editor Charles Cooke, comedian D.L. Hughley and former NY Rep. Anthony Weiner.

  • MSNBC
    SNL's Weekend Update

    Colin Jost and Michael Che go live to skewer the DNC following Night 3 speeches by Obama and Biden. (Watch RNC Weekend Update.)